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With 100 years of combined experience, Raiser & Kenniff, is the place to turn when you or a loved one are accused of a crime. When the media needs professional and accurate legal insight on criminal cases in the national spotlight they turn to Raiser & Kenniff.


Criminal Defense Lawyers

Former Prosecutors

Our founding partners are both former new york prosecutors who understand how to handle a criminal case from every angle and therefore, they can provide you with the strongest defense.

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When the media needs professional and accurate legal insight on criminal cases in the national spotlight they turn to Raiser & Kenniff. Turn to a defense law firm with national recognition.

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Regardless of whether you are in New York City, Nassau County, or Suffolk County, we offer a risk-free consultation. No strings attached. Speak to one of our lawyers and see what your options.

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We offer a risk free evaluation of your case, and are here to help you understand your legal options, and how our lawyers can help you. We are available 24/7, day or night, to help you.


Queens Federal Criminal Lawyers

federal crime if you use another courier service that is similar to the postal service. Threatening a postal worker is a crime that could warrant other charges aside from the federal offense. Since the IRS is a government agency, anything that relates to crimes against the IRS would be considered a federal crime. These are crimes that are committed either without a clear intent or with a purpose to commit fraud against the IRS. Common examples include tax fraud and evasion. Sometimes, you might not think that you’re committing a crime involving the IRS simply because you don’t file your taxes or because you don’t report forms that need to be attached to your tax return. While there are situations when you might not have to file or report information, you still need to communicate with the IRS. If you intentionally commit any kind of tax evasion or an employer doesn’t withhold federal taxes from employees, then federal charges could be filed. If the crime is associated with any kind of government benefits, then you could face a federal charge as well. Examples include receiving disability benefits for someone who is deceased or receiving disability or Medicare when you’re not eligible but after supplying false information to obtain benefits. Most of the time, a review process will discover the fraud that you’ve committed. You could have to pay back the benefits that you’ve received. If you’ve committed an act against the IRS, then you could have to pay back taxes. Federal criminal charges involve applying for food stamps and other welfare benefits and fraudulently receiving them by not submitting truthful information. You could also receive Social Security benefits or file a claim for Federal disaster relief when you are not supposed to receive them. Most of the time, you can usually determine whether you’re going to be involved with federal charges based on the type of crime that you committed. If it involves any kind of government agency or any kind of military agency, then you’ll probably see the inside of a federal courthouse. An attorney can offer assistance by explaining the criminal process as it relates to federal crimes and what you should expect regarding sentencing as you could spend a longer time in prison than if you were charged with a misdemeanor or a felony.]]>

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